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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
147 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO...CARIBBEAN
SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN 55W AND
64W...AND THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS.

...GULF OF MEXICO...

MODEL PREFERENCE: LATEST GFS BLENDED WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL.
NWPS USED FOR WAVE PARAMETERS. MEDIUM CONFIDENCE.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING DOLLY HAS FORMED IN THE SW GULF OF MEXICO
THIS MORNING NEAR 23.4N 96.5W AS OF 02/1500 UTC. SEE THE LATEST
NHC FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCMAT5/WTNT25
KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS. SEAS WILL BUILD AS HIGH AS 16 FT LATER
TODAY OVER THE FAR W CENTRAL GULF OFF THE COAST OF TAMPICO MEXICO.
DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND BY LATE TONIGHT/EARLY WED
MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT BY
LATE WED OFF THE COAST OF MEXICAN. NUMEROUS SQUALLS CAN BE
EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE SW GULF THROUGH LATE TUE AS DOLLY MOVES
ACROSS THE AREA.


...CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN
55W AND 64W...

MODEL PREFERENCE: LATEST GFS BLENDED WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL.
NWPS USED FOR WAVE PARAMETERS. MEDIUM CONFIDENCE.

A TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN WILL MOVE
INTO THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THROUGH WED NIGHT AND W OF THE AREA
THU. ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE ENTERING THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN BY LATE THU...AND INTO THE NW
CARIBBEAN FRI AND W OF THE AREA SAT. A THIRD TROPICAL WAVE WILL
PASS W OF 55W WED AND ENTER THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN THU THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN THROUGH SAT. OTHERWISE RIDGE N OF THE
AREA.

...SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS...

MODEL PREFERENCE: LATEST GFS BLENDED WITH PREVIOUS OFFICIAL.
NWPS USED FOR WAVE PARAMETERS. MEDIUM TO HIGH CONFIDENCE.

RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD. IT WILL MAINTAIN GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE E TO SE
FLOW THROUGH MID WEEK EXCEPT FOR OCCASIONALLY MODERATE TO FRESH
TRADE WINDS IN THE SOUTHERN BAHAMAS...TURKS AND CAICOS AND OFF
HISPANIOLA. A WEAK TROUGH IN THE SE BAHAMAS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS THROUGH TONIGHT...THE NW BAHAMAS WED BEFORE MOVING ACROSS
S FLORIDA WED NIGHT INTO THU. THE NORTHERN PORTION OF A TROPICAL
WAVE WILL BRUSH WATERS S OF 22N TODAY AND WED.

$$

.WARNINGS...ANY CHANGES IMPACTING COASTAL NWS OFFICES WILL BE
COORDINATED THROUGH AWIPS 12 PLANET CHAT OR BY TELEPHONE:

.GULF OF MEXICO...
.GMZ017...W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W...
     TROPICAL STORM WARNING TODAY INTO WED.
.GMZ019...CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W...
     TROPICAL STORM WARNING TODAY.

.CARIBBEAN SEA AND TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN
55W AND 64W...
     NONE.

.SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS...
     NONE.

$$

*FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS PLEASE VISIT:
HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/ABOUTTAFBPROD.SHTML#OWF

NOTE: GRIDDED MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE
NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE (NDFD) AT:
HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/MARINE/GRIDS.PHP

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT:
HTTP://WWW.HURRICANE WARNINGS.GOV/MARINE

$$

.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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